Demzy Karla Bergerman is a lifelong learner with a passion for knowledge. She has been in the legal profession for almost ten years serving in roles from legal assistant to paralegal. Her experience includes supporting litigations, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, criminal defense, product liability, and entertainment law. She has supported attorneys in trade secret litigation involving high-profile celebrities. Originally from Florida, Demzy was instrumental in growing a Florida law firm’s corporate department by double digits. In 2017, Demzy decided to work in-house for a private organization where she continued her legal experience by supporting the General Counsel, in corporate, business, and subsidiary matters in the health care industry. Her in-house experience included both corporate and transactional work. In 2019, she worked with another private company where she managed over 350 properties, within multiple HOAs, where she assisted Board of Directors with the management of HOA budgets, addressed homeowners’ concerns, and provided resolutions to issues and disputes. Her experience has prepared her well for communications with clients and to provide client-centric legal support services. In an interesting turn, in 2020-2021, Demzy worked for a private company that was contracted by South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) where she supervised and managed a team charged with the data entry of COVID-19 cases. This work with DHEC included updating procedures and providing staff training.
In 2022, Demzy joined Kim, Lahey & Killough as a intellectual property paralegal where she supports in the preparation and filing of patents, trademarks, copyrights, and intellectual property litigations. While intellectual property is her focus, she also assists with corporate formation, legal issues, commercial litigation, internal administrative, and operations logistics.
Demzy is an asset to the Kim, Lahey & Killough team with her organizational skills, quick learning, strong work ethic, and proven leadership skills. She speaks multiple languages including Spanish, French, and some Hebrew and Portuguese. Her educational accomplishments include a Psychology major from Miami Dade College, DHEC Training & Staff Certificate of Completion, Certificate of Excellence from DHEC, and she is currently pursuing a certificate in Health & Nutrition Science from Stanford University.
Demzy is a polite professional who gets the job done and is a pleasure to work with.